The end of SharePoint autohosted apps

Up until a couple of weeks ago you basically had 3 options to develop a SharePoint app as shown in the figure below – one of the options – Autohosted apps was however available in preview mode and therefore not recommended for production use. Mid May Microsoft pulled the plug out of this one –... Continue reading
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Manage Azure VM’s with PowerShell

Microsoft Azure comes with its own set of PowerShell cmdlets to manage your Azure subscription. In this post I’ll show you how to install Azure PowerShell and how to use it to do basic but very usefull administering of you Virtual Machines in Azure. Step 1 – Install Azure PowerShell The main requirement... Continue reading
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Azure Service Bus relay and IIS 8: Warming up WCF Services

A common scenario of using Azure Service Bus relay is when you what to expose an on-premise WCF service to a cloud application or business partner without changing your existing firewall configuration. The main challenge with this setup is related to IIS aplication activation. MSDN explains why: By default,... Continue reading
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Windows Azure : Copy VHD between subscriptions

Last week I was playing around with LifeCycle Services and tested out the ‘Cloud hosted environments’ feature. This is an awesome feature that will save many of you some hours in prepping demo virtual machines. (For now, it is only able to deploy a template environment suited for demo purposes,... Continue reading
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SharePoint 2013 App Developer videos

There is lot of hours of video material available  around building apps for SharePoint – check out SharePoint 2013 Developer training videos for all modules.  To get you started you should  with SharePoint 2013 app development, you should definitely take a look at the following modules... Continue reading
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Windows Phone 7 link collection June 2011

Leveraging your Android development expertise to build Windows Phone applications Connecting to an SSL WCF service with Windows Phone 7 Emulator Sketchflow for Windows Phone 7 Windows Phone developer certification exam on the way HTML 5 Host Application Framework for WP7 Mango ... Continue reading
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Windows Phone 7 link collection June 2011

Leveraging your Android development expertise to build Windows Phone applications Connecting to an SSL WCF service with Windows Phone 7 Emulator Sketchflow for Windows Phone 7 Windows Phone developer certification exam on the way HTML 5 Host Application Framework for WP7 Mango ... Continue reading
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Cloud Computing Demystified

Cloud Computing? What is it all about?   With the launch of the iCloud by Apple, the phenomenon ‘cloud computing‘ revives. But what exactly is this all about? Many different flavours exist in cloud computing in B2B. In essence it is about a new way of dealing with your datacenter. The ‘cloud... Continue reading
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Azure AppFabric ACS – Unauthorized: Logon failed due to server configuration

While I was playing around with Azure AppFabric ACS I got the following error: Error message 401.2: Unauthorized: Logon failed due to server configuration. Verify that you have permission to view this directory or page based on the credentials you supplied and the authentication methods enabled on the... Continue reading
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Windows Phone 7 article in MSDN Magazine

A few months ago I had the opportunity to work together with our Enterprise Solutions division on a small CRM project. Part of this assignment was to work on a session for the Belgian Dynamics Community day. Besides that I had to create a Windows Phone 7 application that would connect to Dynamics CRM... Continue reading
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